Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Kemi Faderin of Dystel & Goderich Literary Management) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. Show More Summary
Jen is seeking: fantasy, science fiction, YA in certain areas, steampunk, gaslight, dieselpunk, and Historicals where the characters actually fit in the era. She enjoys Historical romance, time travels, fantasy, inspirational, paranormal (nothing past the 1940s). The post New Literary Agent Alert: Jen Hunt of The Booker Albert Literary Agency appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
TV writer Ken Pisani finds plenty of humor amid the rejection that comes along with trying to land a literary agent.
I’m sorry, but after years of trying to get in contact with you and getting rejection after rejection, I had to do something about it.
In this live 90-minute webinar literary agent Maria Vicente provides you with information that will help take you from concept to first draft, and from final manuscript to pitching. Plus, she will critique your book! The post Writing, Revising, and Querying Your Picture Book Manuscript Live Webinar By Maria Vicente appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
Reminder: New literary agents (with this spotlight featuring Stephanie Fretwell-Hill of Red Fox Literary) are golden opportunities for new writers because each one is a literary agent who is likely building his or her client list. About Stephanie: Stephanie Fretwell-Hill started her publishing career in 2004 at Walker Books Ltd. Show More Summary
Get your first 10 pages critiqued by a literary agent. The next "Your First 10 Pages" Literary Agent One-on-One Boot Camp starts February 18, 2016, if seats don't sell out beforehand. It’s taught by the agents at Talcott Notch Literary, and is our most popular agent boot camp. Show More Summary
Yes! Look, you can't call up HarperCollins and say, "Hello! I've written a great book, could I please speak to Mr. Harper or Mr. Collins?" If you're an unknown quantity, and you aren't sleeping with someone at a literary agency--or even...Show More Summary
He is seeking: As an agent at Union Literary, he’s interested in both muscular and lyrical literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, memoir, pop culture, and sports narratives. He’s willing and able to dive into the trenches editorially and looks to foster new, exciting voices. Show More Summary
A great one died four years ago today. Carl was also a “little magazine” editor, a radio playwright, German translator of at least 100 books (but principally of Charles Bukowski and William Burroughs), and a literary agent who spread the work of dissident writers even further.
You can’t work at a book publisher for more than five minutes without someone telling you what publishers should do. You know, “to survive.” “Be relevant.” Something. Even literary agents, who should know better, will get in on this action. Show More Summary
Bienstock, the news and broadcast division of talent/literary agency UTA, has hired CBS News executive Crystal Johns as a broadcast news agent. Johns will represent clients working in network and cable news as well as in top local markets. At...Show More Summary
She is seeking: Humor books, humorous memoir along the lines of Jenny Lawson or John Cleese, dark middle grade fiction, New Age with a strong platform, quirky nonfiction (YA/MG and adult), history, and horror. She is not looking for YA or fantasy. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Stacey Graham of Red Sofa Literary appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
She is seeking: Humor, humorous memoir along the lines of Jenny Lawson or John Cleese, dark middle grade, New Age with a strong platform, quirky nonfiction (YA/MG and adult), history, and horror. She is not looking for YA fiction or adult fantasy. The post New Literary Agent Alert: Stacey Graham of Red Sofa Literary appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
Author Jennifer Swanson, author of BRAIN GAMES (Sept. 2015), shares her arduous search for an agent to represent her middle grade fiction AND nonfiction. The post How I Got My Literary Agent: Jennifer Swanson appeared first on WritersDigest.com.
Literary agent Mollie Glick will be based in the New York branch of CAA.
Mollie Glick will continue to represent authors Jonathan Evison and Carol Rifka Brunt and poet Patricia Lockwood. read more
She is seeking: Leigh seeks submissions in the areas of literary and commercial fiction for adults, and is particularly drawn to: flawed protagonists she can’t help but fall in love with (Holden Caulfield was her first crush); stories...Show More Summary
Michael Hamilburg was the book agent for Jim Morrison, Jackie Robinson, Vincent Bugliosi and many other writers — as well as a number of Los Angeles journalists through the years....
Michael Hamilburg Literary agent ran father's agency Michael Hamilburg, a Beverly Hills agent who helped shepherd writing by Vincent Bugliosi, Jim Morrison, Paul Schrader, Jackie Robinson and others into film and print, died Jan. 1 of complications from Parkinson's disease, said Gregory Jackson,...